The infimum of an ordered set S is the greatest lower bound of all the elements of S. More technically, the infimum of S is less than or equal to every member of S and for every epsilon greater than zero there is some element of S which is less than the infimum of S plus epsilon.

# infimum (idea)

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(idea) | by The Zealous Nihilist |
Fri Mar 30 2001 at 6:49:39 |